To develop an on-going public education campaign that informs the public about the intricacies of sickle cell disease.
To become the premier support group that bridges the knowledge gap in sickle cell disease.
To advocate for research funding and policy changes.
To raise funds for sickle cell activism and affected persons.
The Sickle Cell Awareness Initiative (SCAI) seeks to improve the health and well being of persons living with sickle cell disease through education and advocacy
A world where sickle cell patients live a long, fulfilled life free of stigma and limits
SCAI will roll out a Public Education Campaign within a year of its launch.
This will be done through four major platforms:
It is our hope that healthcare groups, medical facilities and medical professionals will partner with us to enrich lives! Together, we can:
- Subsidise consultations and treatment.
- Make medication and supplies
Major fundraising events will be held twice a year. The funds will be allocated for the execution of our targets and objectives.
Our part-time volunteers will always be on hand to help with everything from manning our helpline to organising blood drives and fundraising events.
Our first donation by a LIVE LONG Silver Partner performed a hip replacement surgery
for a 34-year-old male with severe avascular necrosis (AVN) of the femoral head.